J Reads: Welcome to Your Crisis by Laura Day

Even if you’re not in the middle of a crisis right now, you might know someone who is. Like it or not, we’re all thrown into crisis eventually. Personally, I’ve spent the last 6 months or so successfully navigating my way out of quarter life crisis number 17 (kidding (not really)). I might have made it out of the woods sooner had I had this amazing book.
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J Reads: You Are a Badass by Jen Sincero

If you’re looking for a great, easy read that will LIGHT A FIRE UNDER YOUR BEHIND to do whatever it is you’re thinking about doing but are putting off, this is the next book to read. I read this on a whim thanks to the library, which I am eternally and increasingly obsessed with. (If you don’t have a library card I don’t know what you’re waiting for.) ANYway. Continue reading

7 Non-Fiction Books You Need to Read Yesterday

As you can probably tell from the title of this blog, I’m always looking to improve myself. I want to know if the things that I’m doing, or eating, thinking, or drinking are making me better or are doing me harm. My favorite way to really delve into something is to get a book or 17 from the library. These are the books I’ve stumbled upon that have absolutely, irrevocably changed my life for the better! Continue reading

J Reads: Delirium by Lauren Oliver

Oh Delirium, you were the perfect dystopian YA escape from life. What piqued my interest about this series is the idea that love is a disease that will kill you, and a government that goes to very great lengths to prevent it, with a mandatory procedure  at age 18 ‘curing’ everyone, after which they’re paired with people to be married. The main character, Lena, finds herself questioning everything about the country she calls home and it’s a thrilling adventure from there. There are no gay or lesbian people in this world apparently, which I just realized. Hm. Anyway. Continue reading